” Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time. “


” Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious. “


” An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture. “


” The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up. “


” An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original. “



All 5 Jean Cocteau Quotes about Art in picture


Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.


An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.
The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up.
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
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